Master of European Legal Studies – MELS Online

Project number: 1952701

European Centre for Judges and Lawyers (ECJL), Luxembourg (LU)

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Date & pricing

01/09/2019 - 01/05/2021
Register before: 30/08/2019

€ 4.975,00 per attendee

€ 4.480,00 for EIPA members*

Master of European Legal Studies – MELS Online

From:  4.480,00

Master of European Legal Studies is a truly international study programme offered in partnership with the Université de Lorraine in France. Participants who successfully conclude the programme are awarded a French Master degree: Master en études européennes – spécialité Droit de l‘Union européenne.

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About this course

Master of European Legal Studies is a truly international study programme offered in partnership with the Université de Lorraine in France. Participants who successfully conclude the programme are awarded a French Master degree: Master en études européennes – spécialité Droit de l‘Union européenne.

Who is this Master for:
The programme is mainly intended for civil servants, EU officials, lawyers and other legal experts, as well as other professionals and graduates interested in European law.

  • EU officials and agents;
  • Civil servants at national administrations;
  • Lawyers and other legal experts; as well as
  • Other professionals and graduates interested in European law.

Note: No prior degree in law is required to participate in the programme.

Course methodology/ highlights:
The programme is based on a combination of a number of teaching methodologies:

  • Students attend face-to-face lectures and tutorials using interactive education methods;
  • A set of online learning tools, including audio-video tutorials, web-conference lectures, assignments, etc., are offered; and
  • Students are invited to engage in guided distance learning.

Note: The courses are held in English and in French. The participants must be able to speak and write in one of these two languages (active knowledge) and read and understand the other language (passive knowledge).

More information
Further practical details, as well as the brochure with the complete list of experts, application form, and the provisional calendar can be found on the MELS Section of our website.

What you will learn in this course

What you will learn in this Master programme:
The programme, developed with the reputable Centre Européen Universitaire (CEU), is designed to achieve two principal aims:

  1. to provide an initial background to the fundamental issues underlying the European integration process; and
  2. to offer progressive and increasing specialisation in the vast field of European law, with a view to enabling students to deal with legal questions in a practical way.

By the end of the Master programme:
Participants who successfully conclude the programme are awarded a French Master degree: Master en études européennes – spécialité Droit de l’Union européenne delivered by the Université de Lorraine.

By the end of the course, you will be able to

  1. Efficiently implement the EU directives by establishing and managing a process of consultation and coordination with governmental and non-governmental stakeholders
  2. Convert contradictory political, legal and budgetary interests into practical and operational solutions
  3. Reduce the risks of getting involved in time-consuming infringement probes

Career prospects
The Master’s degree in European Legal Studies is a highly valuable instrument for graduating participants in the development of their respective professional careers. For example, graduates can use it as a stepping stone to enter international organisations, the European Commission or other institutions or agencies of the EU, while those already working as EU officials may use their degree to advance their career within the EU administration. The degree also allows those participants already working as lawyers to practise in the various areas of European law. Finally, the degree can also enable graduates to pursue a professional career within any of the wide range of national administrations as well as European associations and companies (consultancy firms, European federations, lobby groups, territorial representations in Brussels, etc.) involved in the various aspects and facets of the European integration process.

Tomasz Kramer

Tomasz Kramer (PL)

EU Law / Internal Market

Practical information

Course venue
The Master programme will take place at:
EIPA Luxembourg – European Centre for Judges and Lawyers
8 rue Nicolas Adames, 1114 Luxembourg
tel: +352 426 230 1
Fax: +352 426 237

Programme Organisers
Ms Juliette Mollicone-Boussuge
Tel: +352 426 230 304
j.boussuge@eipa.eu

Ms Veronika Wydeau
Tel: +352 426 230 300
v.wydeau@eipa.eu

Confirmation
Confirmation of registration will be forwarded to participants on receipt of the completed application form in English or French.

Payment
Prior payment is a condition for participation.

Cancellations
Upon cancellation before 30 August 2019, a fee of €150 will be charged.
Upon cancellation before 20 September 2019, a fee of €500 will be charged.
Upon cancellation before 25 October 2019, 30% of the costs for the first course year will be refunded.
Cancellations received after 25 October 2019 will result in forfeiture of the tuition fee.

Discounts (EIPA members’ fee)
EIPA offers a discount to all civil servants working for one of EIPA’s supporting countries, and civil servants working for an EU institution, body or agency.

Who are the supporting countries?
Civil servants coming from the following EIPA supporting countries are entitled to get the reduced fee: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.

For all other participants, the regular fee applies.

Early bird discount
EIPA offers an early bird discount of 350 euro per academic year for a registration and payment before 17 June 2019.

Hotel reservations
EIPA has special price arrangements with a number of hotels. All rates are including breakfast and tourist tax. Should you wish to make use of this possibility, please book directly via the links below. Payment is to be made directly and personally to the hotel upon checking out. At the time of booking, please mention in the requested field the reservation code: EIPA, unless indicated otherwise.

Kirchberg

City Centre

Railway Station Area

  • Hotel City****, at the rate of €189 (Monday to Thursday) and €150 (Friday to Sunday), tel.: +352 29 11 22; e-mail: mail@cityhotel.lu; cityhotel.lu (Reservation code: EIPA)

Surroundings

Local Travel
From the airport to the City Centre/Railway Central Station/EIPA Luxembourg

Bus line 16 (Eurobus), links Findel Airport to the city centre (Hamilius 1) and the station area (Gare centrale 12, leaves every 10 minutes and stops as well at bus stop “Fondation Pescatore”, which is at walking distance to our Institute’s premises.

From the airport to the City Centre/Railway Central Station/EIPA Luxembourg
From Kirchberg to EIPA Luxembourg
Take the tramway into direction Centre Stäreplaatz/Centre Etoile and get out at Limpertsberg/Faiencerie.
The tramway connects “Luxexpo” to the City centre” and serves 11 stations:

  • Luxexpo (pole of exchange with the buses and the future P + R)
  • Alphonse Weicker,
  • Nationalbibliothéik / National Library / Bibliothèque nationale
  • Universitéit / University / Université
  • Coque,
  • Europaparlament / European Parliament / Parlement européen,
  • Philharmonie – Mudam,
  • Rout Breck – Pafendall (interchange with buses and the new CFL Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg station),
  • Limpertsberg, Theater (City Centre)
  • Limpertsberg, Faiencerie (City Centre)
  • Centre Stäreplaatz / Centre Etoile

What to know about Luxembourg

The programme

First semester

(September 2019 – January 2020)

 

Introduction to European geopolitics. Theories on the European integration process

  • Introduction to European geography and geopolitics
  • History of the European integration process
  • Theories and methods of the European integration process
  • Introduction to legal concepts
  • EU information systems
 

Introduction to European legal affairs

  • The EU Legal System
  • Institutional law
  • Decision-making processes in the EU
  • The judicial system of the EU
  • The system of EU judicial remedies
 

Second semester

(January 2020 – June 2020)

 

Internal Market and European economic law

  • From Customs Union to Internal Market and beyond: the economic dimension of the European integration process
  • The four freedoms of the Internal Market
  • Competition law in the EU
  • European company law
  • European tax law
  • Economic & Monetary Union and financial crisis
 

The future of European integration

  • The future of the European integration process
  • Brexit and its impact on the EU
  • Legal aspects of the enlargement process
  • The legal mechanisms of EU Treaty reform
First semester

(September 2020 – January 2021)

 

European legal issues related to the Internal Market

  • Intellectual property law
  • European environmental law
  • EU law on consumer protection
  • EU rules on electronic activities
  • European social law
 

Implementation of the European legal system

  • EU administrative law
  • Implementation of EU law at European level
  • Implementation of EU law at national level
 

EU Citizenship

 

Methodology seminar

Second semester

(January 2021 – June 2021)

 

The European Area of Justice, Freedom and Security

  • Visas, asylum, immigration and other policies related to the free movement of persons
  • Judicial cooperation in civil matters & European private international law
  • Police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters
 

Europe as an international actor

  • Trade law
  • External relations of the EU
  • Common commercial policy and economic external relations of the EU
  • European Common Foreign and Security Policy
 

Fundamental rights in Europe

 

Master thesis

FIRST ACADEMIC YEAR

 

FIRST SEMESTER

(September 2019 – January 2020)

 

Introduction to European geopolitics. Theories on the European integration process

  • Introduction to European geography and geopolitics
  • History of the European integration process
  • Theories and methods of the European integration process
  • Introduction to legal concepts
  • EU information systems
 

Introduction to European legal affairs

  • The EU Legal System
  • Institutional law
  • Decision-making processes in the EU
  • The judicial system of the EU
  • The system of EU judicial remedies
 

SECOND SEMESTER

(January 2020 – June 2020)

 

Internal Market and European economic law

  • From Customs Union to Internal Market and beyond: the economic dimension of the European integration process
  • The four freedoms of the Internal Market
  • Competition law in the EU
  • European company law
  • European tax law
  • Economic & Monetary Union and financial crisis
 

The future of European integration

  • The future of the European integration process
  • Brexit and its impact on the EU
  • Legal aspects of the enlargement process
  • The legal mechanisms of EU Treaty reform
SECOND ACADEMIC YEAR

 

FIRST SEMESTER

(September 2020 – January 2021)

 

European legal issues related to the Internal Market

  • Intellectual property law
  • European environmental law
  • EU law on consumer protection
  • EU rules on electronic activities
  • European social law
 

Implementation of the European legal system

  • EU administrative law
  • Implementation of EU law at European level
  • Implementation of EU law at national level
 

EU Citizenship

 

Methodology seminar

 

SECOND SEMESTER

(January 2021 – June 2021)

 

The European Area of Justice, Freedom and Security

  • Visas, asylum, immigration and other policies related to the free movement of persons
  • Judicial cooperation in civil matters & European private international law
  • Police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters
 

Europe as an international actor

  • Trade law
  • External relations of the EU
  • Common commercial policy and economic external relations of the EU
  • European Common Foreign and Security Policy
 

Fundamental rights in Europe

 

Master thesis

Course venue
The Master programme will take place at:
EIPA Luxembourg – European Centre for Judges and Lawyers
8 rue Nicolas Adames, 1114 Luxembourg
tel: +352 426 230 1
Fax: +352 426 237

Programme Organisers
Ms Juliette Mollicone-Boussuge
Tel: +352 426 230 304
j.boussuge@eipa.eu

Ms Veronika Wydeau
Tel: +352 426 230 300
v.wydeau@eipa.eu

Confirmation
Confirmation of registration will be forwarded to participants on receipt of the completed application form in English or French.

Payment
Prior payment is a condition for participation.

Cancellations
Upon cancellation before 30 August 2019, a fee of €150 will be charged.
Upon cancellation before 20 September 2019, a fee of €500 will be charged.
Upon cancellation before 25 October 2019, 30% of the costs for the first course year will be refunded.
Cancellations received after 25 October 2019 will result in forfeiture of the tuition fee.

Discounts (EIPA members’ fee)
EIPA offers a discount to all civil servants working for one of EIPA’s supporting countries, and civil servants working for an EU institution, body or agency.

Who are the supporting countries?
Civil servants coming from the following EIPA supporting countries are entitled to get the reduced fee: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.

For all other participants, the regular fee applies.

Early bird discount
EIPA offers an early bird discount of 350 euro per academic year for a registration and payment before 17 June 2019.

Hotel reservations
EIPA has special price arrangements with a number of hotels. All rates are including breakfast and tourist tax. Should you wish to make use of this possibility, please book directly via the links below. Payment is to be made directly and personally to the hotel upon checking out. At the time of booking, please mention in the requested field the reservation code: EIPA, unless indicated otherwise.

Kirchberg

City Centre

Railway Station Area

  • Hotel City****, at the rate of €189 (Monday to Thursday) and €150 (Friday to Sunday), tel.: +352 29 11 22; e-mail: mail@cityhotel.lu; cityhotel.lu (Reservation code: EIPA)

Surroundings

Local Travel
From the airport to the City Centre/Railway Central Station/EIPA Luxembourg

Bus line 16 (Eurobus), links Findel Airport to the city centre (Hamilius 1) and the station area (Gare centrale 12, leaves every 10 minutes and stops as well at bus stop “Fondation Pescatore”, which is at walking distance to our Institute’s premises.

From the airport to the City Centre/Railway Central Station/EIPA Luxembourg
From Kirchberg to EIPA Luxembourg

Take the tramway into direction Centre Stäreplaatz/Centre Etoile and get out at Limpertsberg/Faiencerie.

The tramway connects “Luxexpo” to the City centre” and serves 11 stations:

  • Luxexpo (pole of exchange with the buses and the future P + R)
  • Alphonse Weicker,
  • Nationalbibliothéik / National Library / Bibliothèque nationale
  • Universitéit / University / Université
  • Coque,
  • Europaparlament / European Parliament / Parlement européen,
  • Philharmonie – Mudam,
  • Rout Breck – Pafendall (interchange with buses and the new CFL Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg station),
  • Limpertsberg, Theater (City Centre)
  • Limpertsberg, Faiencerie (City Centre)
  • Centre Stäreplaatz / Centre Etoile

What to know about Luxembourg